Thursday, October 18, 2007

Money Money Money

UPDATE 10/25/07 - After 3 weeks I have made $302 and after 1 week my referrals have made $245 altogether!

So some of you have been kind enough to inquire in one way or another why I haven't been blogging so much lately. Well it's not that I've been sitting in front of the computer any less, I've just been doing something else - making some money from home. Granted, it's not much, but money is money and comes in handy for all sorts of crazy things.

Here's what I've been doing:
Two weeks ago my friend Jen (Price) Carver emailed me information on GPT websites. GPT stands for "Get Paid To". Her brother is in dental school and doesn't have time for a "real" job, but has made some good money working with them, and referred her. Then she referred me.

You know those internet "surveys", that often come in pop-up windows, that make you think you're really taking an opinion survey and it turns out to be a bunch of trial offers and sign-ups that you don't want? Well through GPT sites you can get paid for taking those surveys, without risk or cost, and if you know a few tips and tricks you can avoid all the spam and telemarketers, too.

I had some success my first week so referred a few friends, and they have also had some success. In two weeks I've made $200, and at least $40 of that has been bonuses, contest prizes or referral commissions. Yea, $200 isn't much but I'd guess that was for about 8-10 hours, and it's also $200 I didn't have before, and will be really helpful in the upcoming holiday season (especially after buying 3 plane tickets to CO!)

The sites are legal and legit, and if you make $600 you have to fill out a W9. This is especially good for students, stay-home moms or other people who need money but don't have time or availability for traditional employment. If you're interested, see below. If not, pass it on to anyone you think might be.

If you are interested: Comment or email me - I will email you a tutorial I wrote that helps you get set up and navigate your way through the GPT world. Reading the tutorial will save you a ton of time, it's worth it. It's about 6 pages so too long to post the whole thing here. Once you've read the tutorial you can go to the GPT sites and start making money. I would appreciate it if you use my referral links below (they are in the order I suggest using - Race4Offers being the easiest to navigate.) Feel free to ask any questions here in the comments.
Note: You must be prepared to register with the site immediately upon using the link, so the referral will be credited. You should start with one for awhile, then try the others as you become more familiar with the process.

Swat Cash
Race4Offers
Squishy Cash
My Doggie Dollars
Monster Pays Cash


So yes, I have been a little obsessive with this while reading the forums, exploring the sites, trying different surveys. I haven't forgotten the blog world, though, and have many posts floating around in my head. So as always, stay tuned.

14 comments:

Mia said...

Kari, would you send me the info. After I read your tutorials I will use your refferal links.

SuperGabers - The Mom said...

Send me some info too, please...

Jenifuz said...

Kari, I would love more info. Thanks!!

Disco Mom said...

I sent the goods to each of you - let me know if you have any questions!

Jared Scott said...

Hello. I am a friend of Katy and Aaron Cummings. Katy told me about your blog and how you are doing these surveys. I would love more information!
Thanks so much!
my email is: jessicascott22@hotmail.com

Jessica Scott

Just Katy said...

I'll be interested to hear how it goes. It's nice to see you posting again :)

Jenny said...

That sound pretty cool. It is always nice to know that it worked for someone before you try too. Thanks for being the guinee pig. Does it take a lot of time. Send me the tutorial too - I'm interested.

Disco Mom said...

It takes a little time up front, maybe an hour or so getting set up, then it goes faster and faster as you get experienced. Overall it's a fast learning curve.

Over the weekend one of the sites, Race4Offers, had a 48hour contest with cash prizes for the top 5 members with the most offers completed. It's not totally in your control because you can submit offers but some take longer than others to "complete" so you don't know who will win. Two of my referrals were in 2nd and 5th place, winning $75 and $10 respectively - way to go! I'll send you the stuff Jenny - just call or email with any questions.

Michelle said...

I am glad that you are enjoying yourself and finding way to make some extra cash too. The money is great, but feeling like you are contributing to the family in a non mommy/housekeeping way has a nice to feel to it too. And sometimes we need to feel valued by the good old dollar!

Disco Mom said...

Thank you, Michelle. That is a very accurate, insightful and sensitive comment.

Kris Swenson said...

Kari, I would love more info on this survey stuff. Thanks!

Disco Mom said...

KRIS - I don't have a current email address for you - let me know where to send it (mine is kyounc@yahoo.com).

moneymagick said...

Kari could you please send me the tutorial; My wife and I are very interested in supplimenting our income and this would help. We will use your referral links as well.

Disco Mom said...

You have to tell me your email address for me to send you the info!

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